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Today's picture shows construction workers moving a large pipe. The picture is from the Grand Coulee Dam project in Washington State. Around 1940.

Today's picture shows construction workers moving a large pipe. The picture is from the Grand Coulee Dam project in Washington State.

[Four men, three standing on top and one standing inside, riding on large casing section of pipe suspended by cable as it is moved into position by a crane, reservoir in the background during construction of the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington]

[Four men, three standing on top and one standing inside, riding on large casing section of pipe suspended by cable as it is moved into position by a crane, reservoir in the background during construction of the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington]

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

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Constructions workers sit on a hoisting ball above the New York city skyline circa 1925

Building the Big Apple: Historic images show construction of New York's most famous skyscrapers

Constructions workers sitting on a hoisting ball above the New York city skyline. The Singer Building is in the background. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images).

CIS construction workers, c.1962    There isn’t much that needs to be said here; the perilous position of every man in this shot, along the arm of a crane is a picture so far removed from contemporary construction it is almost unbelievable. It certainly calls to mind the dramatic pictures of New York construction workers of the 1920s and 30s.

cis construction workers, circa isn’t much that needs to be said here; the perilous position of every man in this shot, along the arm of the crane is a picture so far removed from contemporary construction it is almost unbelievable.

Charles C. Ebbetts - Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. 29, 1932. And, the previously unpublished version of the iconic photograph.

Charles C. Ebbetts - Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center in New York, Sept. Plus the unpublished version of the iconic photograph.

Safety net placed under the Golden Gate Bridge during construction in the 1930s. Its presence saved 19 lives.   These would-be survivors became known as the "Halfway to Hell Club".

Article about the Golden Gate Bridge.In the a safety net placed below the Golden Gate Bridge saved the lives of 19 construction workers, who became known as the "Halfway-to-Hell Club.

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